cruciferous vegetable

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Noun1.cruciferous vegetable - a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
mustard greens, Indian mustard, leaf mustard, mustard - leaves eaten as cooked greens
cabbage, chou - any of various types of cabbage
broccoli - branched green undeveloped flower heads
cauliflower - compact head of white undeveloped flowers
brussels sprouts - the small edible cabbage-like buds growing along a stalk of the brussels sprout plant
broccoli raab, broccoli rabe - slightly bitter dark green leaves and clustered flower buds
kohlrabi, turnip cabbage - fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem of the kohlrabi plant
radish - pungent fleshy edible root
turnip - root of any of several members of the mustard family
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
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The cruciferous vegetable that seemed to always take a backseat to broccoli is trending.
The struggle with diamondback moth for cruciferous vegetable production costs farmers around the world up to $5 billion dollars each year.
Cabbage, the main ingredient in coleslaw, is a cruciferous vegetable.
What would happen if they exposed frozen and blanched broccoli to tiny amounts of a related cruciferous vegetable like daikon radish?
Epidemiologic studies suggest that cruciferous vegetable intake may lower the overall risk of cancers including prostate cancer.
Food is not Let's Make a Deal: Choose four handfuls a week of broccoli or any cruciferous vegetable to make prostate, breast and colon cancer much less likely.
Cauliflower also is a cruciferous vegetable and high in vitamin C and some iron.
Researchers have concluded that small amounts of cruciferous vegetable sprouts may be just as good against cancer as larger amounts of mature plants of the same variety.
15 ( ANI ): Researchers have said that a compound derived from cruciferous vegetable like cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli helps protect rats and mice from lethal doses of radiation.
The total polyphenol content in kale has been found to be higher than in any other cruciferous vegetable.
The researchers decided to expose frozen broccoli to myrosinase from a related cruciferous vegetable.
Having more than 25 years in the product and package development process, Eddy Antoine has decided to integrate a cruciferous vegetable liquid extract with black and green tea to deliver an advanced first-of-its-kind tea product trend.